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Our military expert Phil Tomaselli reveals the truth behind the death of Roger Bradley's relative Florence Buckley, who served with the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) during the First World War
It's the centenary of Gallipoli this weekend. Deputy editor Claire Vaughan has picked her five favourite resources for researching the soldiers who fought there
Professor Rebecca Probert helps Christine Lawrance unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor Julie Ann Green who married twice within a year to different men
Phil Tomaselli sheds light on a mysterious comment on a WW1 service record
Professor Rebecca Probert helps Karen Murphy Rye with a confusing conundrum – why did her ancestors tie the knot twice, four years apart?
Alan Crosby marvels at Victorian railway engineering and how train travel transformed our ancestors’ lives
Deputy editor Claire Vaughan has broken through some of her own brick walls this week – with the help of some great pre-1837 resources
The release of Bethlem Hospital's staff and patient records will open up new avenues of research for family historians, says Sarah Williams
Alistair McGowan is joining five other celebrities to wallow in Victorian dirt, but what can reality TV teach us about the past? asks Sarah Williams
Deputy editor Claire Vaughan is looking forward to hearing Alistair McGowan's experiences of making his episode, at WDYTYA? Live
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